Rosa V. Pitawanakwat-Burke
Marc Miller says it's a result of a "personal journey" he embarked on to promote indigenous languages.
Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre
"It's very healing when you know your language."
Chris Wattie / Reuters
The University of Winnipeg is teaching languages on their traditional land.
The prime minister made the announcement during a special assembly of First Nations leaders.
"People are passionate about not letting language die."
According to a 2010 report, my heritage language is the third most endangered indigenous language in British Columbia. It is the language of this land that Vancouver currently resides on -- and today it has less than six fluent speakers alive in the world.